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Joel Richards: Teenager charged with murder released

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The case against a 17-year-old boy charged with murder has been dropped due to a lack of evidence.The teenager, who cannot be named due to his age, was accused of murdering Joel Richards, 20, who died after being left outside a Birmingham hospital in May with stab wounds.Police said the teenager, who was arrested in May at a service station near Oxford, was released in August.”The investigation into Joel’s death remains ongoing,” police said.Midlands Live: Memorial service for pub bombing victims; more than 150 firearms handed in to policeMr Richards was left at Birmingham City Hospital with multiple stab wounds at 02:45 BST on 28 May.Despite treatment, he died a short time later.
Source: BBC Black Country